In 2013 the IndyCar Series returned to Pocono Raceway for the first time since 1989 with Scott Dixon taking the win. On Monday the series announced they will return to Pocono again next season for a race weekend on July 5th and 6th.
“The past year was incredible,” Pocono Raceway president Brandon Igdalsky said. "Local favorite Marco Andretti set a new track record as he earned the pole for the IndyCar race in July, but during the race Scott Dixon came out of nowhere to capture the first open-wheel victory at Pocono since 1989. We are so excited about how our 2014 schedule is shaping up."
Drivers and teams were excited to return to Pocono and the racing there was good. Scott Dixon led a Target Chip Ganassi Racing sweep of the podium with his teammate Charlie Kimball and Dario Franchitti finishing second and third.
Marco Andretti won the pole for the 2013 race at a speed of 221.273 mph which was nearly 10 mph faster than the pole speed in 1989. That speed is also more than 40 mph faster than the track record that Kasey Kahne set this year for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Pocono.
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